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Ore Community Land Trust has purchased two key plots of land in Speckled Wood below the Village Green in Old London Road, Ore. It is another crucial stage in the process for making Speckled Wood into a community owned woodland to ensure that it will never be developed and will remain an attractive and peacefulContinue reading “Latest on Land Acquisition in Speckled Wood”
Our Constitution was adopted on 8th April 2017. You can read it here. Download Constitution
The Committee consists of: Chair – Jim Breeds Secretary – Tony Polain Treasurer – Becky Polain Membership Secretary & Minute-Taker – Richard Street Board Member Aubrey Ingleton Ex-Officio Hastings Borough Council observer Cllr Tania Charman (Tressell Ward)
We now have a really useful base unit located in Speckled Wood on our land next to Church Street (South of Greville Road). This is thanks to funding from the Big Local North East Hastings, help from the Conservation Volunteers organisation and our own small team of dedicated volunteers.
We recently received some funding from East Sussex County Council’s ‘East Sussex Better Together’ initiative to do a survey on how the community uses, and what it would like for, the Speckled Wood area. It is vital that we know your opinions on Speckled Wood, so please fill in the survey from the link belowContinue reading “Questionnaire on Speckled Wood”
The Annual Report was presented to the AGM held on Saturday 30th September. It covers: Charitable Incorporated Organisation status Board of Trustees Chair’s report Update on Projects in progress and planned Land acquisition plan Ore Valley Greenway Review of the year Download the report The AGM also received a presentation from Jess Steele OBE ofContinue reading “Annual Report 2016-17”
Speckled Wood in Ore had accumulated debris from its past uses as allotments, pig keeping, housing and dumping ground so it was no mean feat to give it a clear up. With thanks to a skip donation by HBC, which acted as a catalyst, we have huge appreciation to those that helped along the way.
The Ore Valley Greenway walk on 21st January was a great success. More than 60 people including several Hastings Borough councillors as well as local residents met at Ore station to walk the route and find out more about the Greenway. The Speckled Wood section was especially interesting for some who had never been thereContinue reading “Ore Valley Greenway walk”